Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
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- Subject: [mg117192] Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
- From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
- Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 04:32:34 -0500 (EST)
SystemInformation gives nothing but a "beep". Bobby On Thu, 10 Mar 2011 05:11:10 -0600, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote: > On Wed, 9 Mar 2011 07:01:18 -0500 (EST), Jason Ledbetter wrote: >> Folk, >> >> I received an email from Wolfram today about Mathematica 8.0.1 release. >> After >> installing it, if I use Finder.app to browse to >> /Applications/Mathematica.app and use cmd-i to open the information >> panel, >> it shows the version as: "Mathematica 8.0.1  copyright >> 1988-2011 >> Wolfram Research, Inc.". >> >> However, if I open the application and run $Version in a notebook, it >> says >> the version is 8.0. >> >> Is it normal for the point releases not to show up in the $Version >> string? >> >> In:= $Version >> Out= "8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 23, 2011)" >> >> >> -jbl > > Yes, this is the typical behavior (and has been since version 1). You > can get > the third digit of the version number by evaluating $ReleaseNumber, or > all kinds > of information related to the build by evaluating SystemInformation. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfultz at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com